Horse or equine entertainment includes everything from art, books, horse videos, parties and events, podcasts, and television (tv) shows and movies. Horse lovers enjoy horse entertainment of all kinds. Enjoy articles with book recommendations, movies that involve horses or the horse industry, podcast recommendations from the horse world, stories about authors and artists and other creatives, the creation or continuation of horse tv shows, news from events such as the Equus Film and Arts Fest, book reviews, and more. Readers can also comment on articles about their favorite books and authors, movies, etc. News from the horse industry also includes parties and special events, such as horse demonstrations and entertainment shows, such as Cavalia.
Learn more about how the horse has been depicted in art throughout history. Young Rider also covers the stories of modern-day equine artists. From ancient Greek statues of beautiful, strong war horses to cave drawings, such as those at Lascaux, France, to depictions from Native Americans of their steady steeds, the horse has fascinated man throughout history, and this has been showcased in horse art. And that fascination lives on today through modern-day artists who create art with horses in sculpture, paintings, murals, photography, carvings, drawings, and across other mediums. One of the most popular types of equine art is that of Western artists depicting the cowboy way of life. Learn more about the lives of artists who are depicting the natural beauty of horses, the strength of competition horses, and the equine lifestyle as a whole.
One of the most popular forms of entertainment for horse lovers is horse books, which have delighted horse lovers, young and old, for generations. With everything from Black Beauty to the Black Stallion to Misty of Chincoteague and National Velvet, the classics bring back memories for many adult horse lovers. However, there are a whole host of modern-day horse books to delight readers of various genres, including romance, mystery, drama, adventure, informational non-fiction options, etc. Learn more about the various options for horse people, check out recommendations for winter reading options, learn about the authors who write for readers, check out excerpts, and more.
Parties and Events
Young riders know how to party and enjoy fun horse-themed social events. Young Rider covers the social side of the horse industry with this archive of articles on horse parties and events. Learn what horse shows add in special social events and parties for young riders, what is happening on the equestrian social scene, and where to plan your next outing. Also learn how to bond with your barn mates and other horse people, how to throw a hopping horse-themed event yourself, and how to be the life of any event you attend. If we haven't covered your favorite equine social outing, just let us know.
Television and Movies
One of the most popular forms of entertainment for horse lovers is horse television shows and horse movies, which have delighted horse lovers, young and old, for generations. With everything from Black Beauty to the Black Stallion to National Velvet to Heartland, there is a wide range of stories. However, there are a whole host of creatives creating horse films and shorts and debuting them at various equine film festivals. Learn more about the various horse television and horse movie options for horse people, check out recommendations for your next family night, learn about the filmmakers and actors who are involved in various projects, and more. In addition, we cover events like the Equus Film and Arts Fest, where attendees can watch new films and talk to the directors and producers.